Operations & Supply Chain Strategies | NMIMS Assignment Help June 2023 Questions

Q1. List down the competencies needed for an efficient global Operations and Supply Chain. Which competency would you highly prioritize if you are a producer of a semiconductor, which has a global demand in today’s scenario. Justify

Q2. Online fashion retailer Zalando to lay off hundreds of employees. Google fires 450 staff, Twitter shuts 2 offices; Meta confirms 11000 layoffs etc. If you are one of the founders of service industry which steps you will take with respected to industry life cycle.

Q3. The Landmark Group owned “Home Centre” has grown into one of the largest retail and hospitality conglomerates in India. They have presence in India, North Africa and Dubai operating over 630 stores across 145 cities with over 9.4 million square feet of retail space. The company is planning for an aggressive growth in the next 5 years and as part of this is planning to expand to business to many countries in South America and Far East. The biggest challenge they face is of shipping the heavy furniture and maintaining the huge inventory, which adds on to a lot of costs.

a. You are appointed as business consultant in the organization. Suggest some different level of strategies that ultimately helps them.

b. Explain different expansion strategies with respect to “Home Centre”